National Debt

When Worlds Collide

What happened on that day, August 24, 2038 that was unexpected? Maybe it was all of it… My 100th birthday and I’m still alive. Well, just for today. If you had seen me riding “Red Rocket”, my 1000cc Kawasaki naked bike back when I was a young 75 in 2013, would you think I would …

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It Is Just a Band-Aid

But a Band-Aid when you need a major operation can kill you. The NEW TAX LAW, which passed Congress in June, was signed into Law by President Trump on July 1, 2019. Damn! The title tells us all it really is: Taxpayer First Act.   It is another “Nice Try”. We need “America First”. America needs …

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Principle or Principal?

How is your spelling? How are your ethics? How is your judgement? Life sometimes gives us difficult choices. I grew up in Oklahoma City in the 1940s and I was a teenager in Los Angeles in the 1950s. Most of my early learning came from my Mother, Bertha Lea Avery, who taught me the difference …

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SUICIDE BY COMPOUNDING

1. A TRILLION DOLLARS IS 1,000 BILLION $. 2. A BILLION DOLLARS IS 1,000 MILLION $. 3. A MILLION DOLLARS IS 1,000 THOUSAND $. A Trillion is ONE MILLION MILLION! A Trillion is $1,000,000,000. Do you know the story of the worker who asked her boss to pay her one cent per day? 1¢ per …

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